Thursday, the 2nd of July 2020 is a day the people of Ijora Oloye community Lagos State will not forget in a hurry as African Clean Up Initiative together with other partners (the Quivers Foundation, Wevo, Wecyclers, Inspired Next Initiative, Recycler Association of Nigeria, and Yagazie Foundation) with about 30 volunteers, went into Ijora Oloye community for the first Recyclespay Covid-19 Support and #MaskUpSlum Project which is proudly sponsored by Coca-Cola Foundation.
The Recyclespay Educational Project which was launched in December 2018 is a project designed to address the challenges faced by low income school owners with regards to Student school fees, Text Books, Uniforms, Furniture, teacher Allowance and other basic school necessities.
About 120 volunteers participated at the 19th clean up exercise of the African Clean Up Initiative held at Jakande Gate, Oke Afa, Ejigbo Local Council Development Area.The sanitation exercise which was supported by the ACT Foundation was themed : Clean up Jakande, had LAWMA, Red Cross Society, Greenhill Recycling, Environmental Lagos and Estate Youth Platform representatives joining hands to get a great result.
About six hundred treated mosquito nets were distributed to residents of Mosquito Village in Ajegunle, Lagos to mark the 2019 World Malaria Day. The sensitization program, which was organised with the collaboration of African Cleanup Initiative (ACI) and Lifecare Partners, Wema Bank, said donation of nets to resident was done to end the surge of malaria in the community.
Africa Clean-up Conference (ACC) is an international conference powered by African Clean Up Initiative aimed to bring together civic leaders, non-governmental organizations, government agencies, environmental activists and students across Africa and the globe to share ideas, network, and proffer solutions to environmental challenges with the aim of fast tracking the achievement of the sustainable
development goals and raising environmentally responsible citizens across Africa.
INTRODUCTION: Do you know that Nigeria is ranked as having the highest number of out of school children in the world? It is imperative for all relevant stakeholders to play their roles in creating an enabling environment for children to remain in school.
African Clean Up Initiative (ACI), an environmental Non-Governmental Organization has launched ‘RecyclesPay,’ a Back2School initiative that allows parents pay their children’s school fees with recyclables thereby discouraging the money excuse parents give to not send their children to school.